The Architecture of Scientific Software: IFIP TC2/WG2.5 Working Conference on the Architecture of Scientific Software October 2-4, 2000, Ottawa, Canada - IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology 60 (Hardback)Ronald F. Boisvert (editor), Ping Tak Peter Tang (editor)
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Software architecture refers to the way software is structured to promote objectives such as reusability, maintainability, extensibility, and feasibility of independent implementation. Such issues have become increasingly important in the scientific domain, as software gets larger and more complex, constructed by teams of people, and evolved over decades. In the context of scientific computation, the challenge facing mathematical software practitioners is to design, develop, and supply computational components which deliver these objectives when embedded in end-user application codes.
The Architecture of Scientific Software addresses emerging methodologies and tools for the rational design of scientific software, including component integration frameworks, network-based computing, formal methods of abstraction, application programmer interface design, and the role of object-oriented languages.
This book comprises the proceedings of the International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP) Conference on the Architecture of Scientific Software, which was held in Ottawa, Canada, in October 2000. It will prove invaluable reading for developers of scientific software, as well as for researchers in computational sciences and engineering.
Number of pages: 360
Weight: 1570 g
Dimensions: 235 x 155 x 22 mm
Edition: 2001 ed.
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